An illustrated book containing information about Louisville, Kentucky's growth, resources, commerce, manufactures, financial interests, public institutions, and prospects. Also contains reviews of New Albany and Jeffersonville, Indiana. Published by Acme Publishing and Engraving Co. of Chicago, Illinois. Topics: Louisville (Ky.)--Description and travel, Industries--Kentucky--Louisville
Description and history of jails in Louisville, Kentucky. Contents include information about jail rules, facilities and services provided, particularly in regard to education. Topics: Prisoners--Education--Kentucky--Louisville, Foster School (Louisville, Ky.)--History, Jefferson...
A guide to the houses of ill fame for the 1895 encampment of the Grand Army of the Republic in Louisville, Ky. Topics: Prostitution--Kentucky--Louisville, Folklore--Kentucky, Grand Army of the Republic
Includes brief biographies of prominent citizens of Jackson City, Kentucky and advertisements printed throughout the volume. Topics: Breathitt County (Ky.)--Description and travel, Jackson City (Ky.)--Description and travel
byPirtle, James S. (James Speed), 1840-1919; McDermott, Edward J. (Edward John), 1852-1926
The speeches of John S. Pirtle and E.J. McDermott in opposition to the election of Charles D. Jacob as mayor of Louisville, Ky. Topics: Campaign literature--1896--Republican, Mayors--Kentucky--Louisville--Election, Political...
A booklet detailing the history of the Speed Scientific School at the University of Louisville from 1925-1969. Includes photographs of buildings and faculty, staff and alumni of the school. Topics: University of Louisville--Speed Scientific School, Engineering Schools--Kentucky, University of...
A tourist guide of Scotland from the late 19th century. Includes descriptions, illustrations, advertisements and a color map of the London, Northwestern and Caledonian Railways. Topic: Scotland--Description and travel--1801-1900
Selected memoirs of D.H. Smith who was a colonel of the 5th Kentucky cavalry (Confederate) and served under General John H. Morgan during his various raids. Topics: Smith, Dabney Howard, 1821-1889, Morgan, John Hunt, 1825-1864, Confederate States of America. Army....
Statistics, facts and photographs of Louisville, Kentucky from the late 1800s and early 1900s. Extracted from The Louisville Evening Post Atlas of the World. Topics: Louisville (Ky.)--Economic conditions, Louisville (Ky.)--Description and travel
An industrial history of Louisville, Kentucky, including black and white portraits and biographies of several of the city's leading men. Photographically illustrated by E. Klauber and published by John P. Morton in Louisville. Topic: Louisville (Ky.)--History
Mostly illustrated book about Louisville, Kentucky. Contains photographs of street scenes, buildings, and neighborhoods. Published in 1889 by the H.R. Page & Company. Topic: Louisville (Ky.)--Pictorial works
An extract from the journal of Vincent Gilpin's journey on horseback "into the mountain fastnesses and to the firesides of mountaineers and moonshiners of Kentucky and the Virginias." Contains several black and white illustrations of various places, people and items found along the way. Preface and illustrations by Sanford L. Cluett. Topic: Kentucky--History
Contains an historical sketch of Louisville, Kentucky from 1778 to 1844, including the trade and statistics of the city, city and county officers, river distances and a general directory. Compiled by Nathaniel Peabody Poor and published in Louisville by W.N. Haldeman. (Missing pages 6-7, 65-68, 257-258) Topics: Louisville (Ky.)--Directories, Louisville (Ky.)--History
Second memorandum transmitted October 31st, 1917, by the Committee for Immigrants in America. Contains a proclamation, laws, war policy and recommendations for legislation and Americanization. Topics: World War, 1914-1918--United States, Aliens--United States
An address delivered before the Alumni Association of Jefferson Medical College, April 1, 1885. Reprinted from American Practitioner. Topics: Personality and cognition, Perceptual learning, Perception, Learning, Psychology of
A booklet containing illustrations and historical notes of various historic homes of Indianapolis, Indiana. Published by the Railroadmen's Federal Savings and Loan Association of Indianapolis. Topic: Indianapolis (Ind.)--Historic buildings
A book detailing the various programs of study and life at the University of Louisville in Louisville, Kentucky. Includes photographs of buildings on campus, training at the School of Medicine, Law, Dentistry, etc., as well as various sports and other social activities. Also includes description of resources and a list of expenses and fees. Topics: University of Louisville, Universities and colleges--Kentucky--Louisville, Education,...
A book describing Kentucky's principal cities and towns, protective and commercial ability, financial and trade resources, etc. Includes advertisements, photographs, portraits and drawings. Issued by the Kentucky Division of the Travelers Protective Association of America. Topic: Kentucky--Description and travel
A history of the Louisville Law Library from 1839-1912 written by Lilian Semple Truman. Includes portraits of charter members and a photograph of one of the library rooms. Topics: Louisville Law Library Company, Law libraries--Kentucky--Louisville
A year book of the Southern Police Institute at the University of Louisville in Louisville, Kentucky from 1951-1952. Includes a history of the Institute's establishment, building, curriculum, a list of instructors and alumni. Also includes photographs of various methods of instruction and portraits of staff and President of the University. Topic: University of Louisville--History
A history of the Presbyterian Church in Louisville, Kentucky from 1816-1896. Includes a portrait of Rev. Edward L. Warren. Reprinted from Memorial History of Louisville. Topics: First Presbyterian Church (Louisville, Ky.)--History
A book containing thirty-one black and white illustrations of Louisville, Kentucky. Includes photographs of street scenes, buildings, bridges, and parks. Published in the early 1900s by C.T. Dearing of Louisville, Kentucky. Topic: Louisville (Ky.)--Pictorial works
Revised by the National Division of the United States, at its third annual session, held in the city of New York, June, 1846. Printed in Louisville, Kentucky by John C. Noble. Includes constitution, by-laws, rules of order, a list of officers and members, resolutions adopted by the grand division and decisions made by the national division. Topics: Temperance--Kentucky--Societies, etc.
A book of poetry detailing life with Native Americans in Ohio during the War of 1812. Published in Columbus, Ohio by F. J. Heer Printing Co. Topics: Frontier and pioneer life--Ohio, Ohio--History--War of 1812--Poetry
Memorial of Reverend John Nicholas Norton by the wardens and vestry of the Christ Church Cathedral, Louisville, Kentucky. Topics: Norton, John N. (John Nicholas), 1820-1881, Episcopalians--Kentucky--Louisville--Biography,...
A 16 x 10 centimeter map of Central and Southern Europe with a scale of approximately 1:4,200,000. Published by Johnson & Browning in New York in 1859. Also contains an inset (left) "Map of the Seat of War" scale - 1:2,350,000. Topic: Europe--Maps
A written account of an address regarding public education delivered by J. H. Ingraham at the Methodist Church in Nashville, Tennessee on June 7, 1848. Also includes letters, an appendix containing rules for the proposed school, and excerpts from other addresses regarding public education in other cities. Topics: Schools--Tennessee--Nashville, Education--Tennessee--Nashville
A brief history of the University of Louisville focusing on its financial status. Created in conjunction with a campaign to raise funds for the University's endowment. Topic: University of Louisville--History, Universities and colleges--Kentucky--Louisville--History
A book listing the origin and jurisdiction of the superior and inferior courts and the fees of all public officers in Kentucky in 1872. Topics: Kentucky--Registers, Kentucky--Officials and employees--Salaries, etc.
A book featuring the history and reputation of the Blue Lick Springs and The Arlington Hotel of Nicholas County, Kentucky from 1886. Includes an analysis of the Springs' water, descriptions of various rooms in the hotel, black and white illustrations of the buildings and a map of the Blue Grass Route. Also includes directions and rates for the hotel. Topics: Health resorts--Kentucky--Nicholas County--Guidebooks, Springs--Kentucky--Nicholas...
A history of the New York Institution for the blind from 1833. Includes biographical notices, institution by-laws and lists of donors. Also includes samples of printing for the blind and an illustration of the alphabet for the blind. Topics: New York Institution for the Blind, New York Institution for the Blind--By-laws,...
A biography of Booker T. Washington written by Elbert Hubbard as part of the Little Journeys to the Homes of Great Teachers series : Volume 23, Number 1. Includes a portrait of Mr. Washington. Topics: Washington, Booker T., 1856-1915, African American teachers--Biography
Produced by the Travelers' Protective Association of America, representing the manufacturing, wholesale, railway, banking, professional and commercial interests of the state in general. Includes histories, descriptions, photographs and maps of various places in Kentucky. Edited by T. Edgar Harvey. Topics: Kentucky--Description and travel, Kentucky--Economic conditions
Contains the text of the sermon preached by John N. Norton, Rector of Ascension Church: Frankfort, Kentucky at the re-opening of Christ Church in Louisville, Kentucky on September 11, 1850. Published in Louisville by Hulls and Shannon, Printers. Topics: Christ Church Cathedral (Louisville, Ky.), Church maintenance and repair
The story of an African American maid known as Aunt Cilla and her service to the Howell and Carothers families of Bardstown, Kentucky in the late 19th century. Topics: Bardstown (Ky.)--Biography, Bardstown (Ky.)--History
A study of business and employment among Negroes in Louisville, written and published in 1944 by associates of the Louisville Municipal College for Negroes, University of Louisville, Louisville Urban League and Central Colored High School. Signed and dated by Bertram W. Doyle, Director, Dean, Louisville Municipal College. Topics: African American businesspeople--Kentucky--Louisville, African...
Contains biographical information and a portrait of Robert Owen, the business man. Part of the Little Journeys series: Vol. 24, No. 1. From the cover: "Done into a book by the Roycrofters at their shop which is in East Aurora, Erie County, New York." Topic: Owen, Robert, 1771-1858.
The official souvenir program of the National Negro Business League's tenth annual session, which was held August 18-20, 1909 in Louisville, Kentucky. Contains a list of members, information about Louisville, portraits and advertisements. Topic: African Americans--Kentucky--Louisville
A manual written by Rev. E.N. Sawtell, Pastor of the Second Presbyterian Church in Louisville, Kentucky. Originally published in 1833 and updated in 1927 by Elizabeth Aiken Barbour of the woman's auxiliary. Topics: Second Presbyterian Church (Louisville, Ky.), Presbyterian Church--Kentucky--Louisville